Jonathan "Big Swede" Edington (1750 - 1798)

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Birthplace: Huntingdon, pennsylvania
Death: Died in 6 Sep 1815 Antes Twp, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Jonathan "Big Swede" Edington

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A036231

several names are croppping up as his wife on ancestry.com -

As I come acroos them I will continie to list them here

Some are listing a daughter Abigail with no dates and no documentation as to why.

Served American Rev. as Private & Court martial man - recorded as Court martial man 3rd Battalion 2nd Co. County of Bedford State of Pa. 10 Dec. 1777 under Capt. John Thompson and his name also appeared in a list as Private under Lt. Matthew Bailey in 1784.

His service is recorded in Pa. Archives 2nd series Vol. 14 pg. 665 and %th series Vol. 5 pg. 73.

His wife said to have been a dutch (meant German).  

It is said that he invested in the Pennsylvania Colonial Bonds, more gold than his wife could lift, it is said to have been about 2300 dollars. He was known as "Big Swede".



      
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Jonathan "Big Swede" Edington's Timeline

1750
1750
Huntingdon, pennsylvania
1780
1780
Age 30
1782
December 13, 1782
Age 32
Pennsylvania
1785
April 25, 1785
Age 35
1787
1787
Age 37
Pennsylvania
1792
1792
Age 42
Huntington, pennsylvania
1796
1796
Age 46
huntingdon, pennsylvania
1798
1798
Age 48
bet 1979-1799 Pennsylvania
1798
Age 48
6 Sep 1815 Antes Twp, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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